Tonga Youth Leaders launched 2019 with a 3 day Young Leaders Retreat that brought in up to 15 of Tonga’s top young leaders from Tonga’s National Youth Council, youth-led organisations, Church youth groups, and from the Outer-Islands.
Over the 3 day retreat participants had the opportunity to:
- Contribute to the drafting of Tonga’s first National Youth Policy by meeting and speaking with Tonga’s assigned National Youth Policy consultant, Mr. Leonaitasi Hoponoa.
- Draft the outline for the world’s first ever Youth Advisory Sub-Committee to Parliament
- Share knowledge, experiences and opportunities with each other to help give guidance on how to further develop collectively as young leaders.
- Private talanoa on “Motivation and achieving goals” with Footballer, Pita Taumoepenu from the San Francisco 49ers.
Sponsors: HRH Crown Princess Sinaitakala Tuku’aho, Ministry of Internal Affairs: Youth Division and Tanoa International Dateline Hotel